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PDFpen 1.7 for iPhone and iPad review: App loaded with extensive PDF tools

PDFpen has the features you need to work on PDFs on your iOS device, but it has a few quirks.

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Get more out of OS X's save-as-PDF feature

One of OS X's most-useful features is the capability to save any printable document, webpage, or file as a PDF. This week's video shows you some nifty ways to get more out of this feature.

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Bugs & Fixes: Stop Adobe Reader from blocking PDFs in Safari

If Adobe Reader is preventing you from opening PDF files in Safari you'll want to check out the latest from Bugs & Fixes fixer, Ted Landau.

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Fix a plug-in-related PDF printing issue in Safari

Having trouble printing to PDFs from Safari since installing Mavericks? Dan Moren has a potential workaround for plug-in woes.

How to add your PDFs to iBooks and organize them

OS X Mavericks' new iBooks app lets you store and read ebooks purchased from the iBookstore or elsewhere. But that's not all it can do: you can also keep PDFs in iBooks and organize them to your liking...with some limitations.

Editing and annotating PDF files with Preview

In this week's lesson, Professor Breen (disclaimer: not a real professor) shows his students how to make the most of PDFs with Apple's Preview.

Review: Free and portable Briss cuts PDFs down to size

Snip away the unwanted parts of your PDFs with Briss. It's free, portable, and open-source.

Automator workflow of the month: Powerful PDF tricks

Automator has some great tools for combining PDFs as well as extracting text from them. Chris Breen shows you how.

Review: PDF Editor Pro 3 a pricey step up from Preview for PDF editing

PDF Editor Pro 3's OCR and text editing features are appealing, but they fall short.

Cure for the uncommon vertical signature

You've followed Chris Breen's advice for creating a digital signature in Preview yet your John Hancock appears vertical instead of the other. He offers two workarounds.